The rap industry is very competitive and hard to break into, but Heretic Klick is quickly making a name for themselves. The Arlington, Texas rap duo has been able to stream over 90 million streams independently and has amassed more than 12 different projects. In fact, their label, Rabble Rouza Records, has become one of hip-hop’s underground success stories. As CEOs of their own label, Marcus Wicked-T Tamez and Eddie Sin-X Tamez boast a networth of almost $600,000.
The brothers shared how artists of today can “captain their own ships” and see business as a “blank canvas” waiting to be marked. They emphasized that in today’s time, anyone with drive, creativity, focus, and wit can be a CEO because barriers to entry have disappeared.
Music is now undergoing a radical transformation, no longer considering selling records as the primary component of success. Fully prepared to succeed in this new music landscape, the two brothers started their Record Label Rabble Rouza Records, with a dream of conquering the industry — and the new format of the digital platform has given the brothers the tools they need to do so.
The rap duo draws inspiration from their tough upbringing, criminal pasts, and love of music from all genres and generations. “We feel like our music is for the masses,” they explained. Their experiences gave birth to “Heresy,” Heretic Klick’s own unique brand of rap. In their songs, the hip-hop pair are unafraid of talking about topics that might be considered taboo, such as religious beliefs, death, drugs, and alcohol. This willingness to experiment and take risks has allowed Heretic Klick to stand out from other rap groups.
In the process, Heretic Klick has worked with some of the biggest names in rap, including GAWNE, Rittz, Jarren Benton, Esham, Jamie Madrox, Kutt Calhoun and Krizz Kaliko, among many others. However, despite their success, the duo remains humble and down to earth.
Currently, they are planning a full-fledged Texas tour to gain more exposure and recognition. As Eddie Sin-X Tamez (lead vocals) explained, “When we go out, nobody knows us. We walk around, Marcus Wicked-T Tamez and me; nobody speaks to us. Meaning that we haven’t done our job here.”
It is clear that Heretic Klick is determined to make a name for themselves in the rap industry, and they are well on their way to doing so. Eddie Sin-X Tamez reveals that he dreams of one day performing in front of large crowds at festivals and collaborating with mainstream artists. But for now, they are focusing on writing and releasing new music their fans can enjoy.
“Award shows, and being on television, will make people aware of Heretic Klick the painted faces,” they say. “They’ll come and listen to us. Marcus Wicked-T Tamez says they want to do a rock album and even flirted with the idea of a karaoke-style type album. Sin-X is in full work mode and says the future is coming, and we’re fully prepared to dominate.”
With their unique sound and style, Heretic Klick makes music that doesn’t try to appease a certain crowd of people. Instead, they make music for themselves that they hope others can enjoy as much as they do. Their dedication to their craft is undoubtedly what will take them far in the rap industry.
In a genre often criticized for being repetitive and formulaic, Heretic Klick’s music is a refreshing change of pace – and it won’t be long enough until they are recognized as among the best rap groups in the game.
They revealed, “When Marcus Wicked-T Tamez and I set out to do this, we wanted global domination. We haven’t had a national tour yet but we are very close. We’ve got so many more places to touch. Why stop now? We are thankful for this level, but we can’t be complacent. We have so much more to offer.”
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